honor flight

98-year-old WWII Navy veteran laid to rest

EAGLE POINT, Ore. — A Rogue Valley veteran from our greatest generation was laid to rest Friday afternoon. You may have gotten to know Geraldine “Ruth” Parks in early November, when the 98-year-old was featured in NBC5’s Honor Flight series. A memorial …

Part 6: The Southern Oregon Honor Flight

Washington, DC –  As we observe Veterans Day, we’re wrapping-up our special series on Honor Flight of Oregon. 25 veterans from southern Oregon went to Washington, DC in September. Over three days they traveled across the country and back again, seeing more …

Part 2: The Southern Oregon Honor Flight

Washington, D.C. –  In September, 25 local veterans boarded a plane to DC. The free trip was made possible through Honor Flight of Oregon, a non-profit which aims to make sure that every World War II and Korean War veteran that’s still with …

Part 1: The Southern Oregon Honor Flight

Medford, Ore. —  25 war veterans from all over Southern Oregon recently embarked on a whirlwind weekend to Washington, DC. The trip is made possible through Honor Flight of Oregon. The non-profit aims to make sure every World War II and Korean War veteran …